Letter, Elizabeth Wier to Mary Elizabeth Wier, 4/11/1861

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Creator:Wier, Elizabeth, 1798-1864
Title:Letter, Elizabeth Wier to Mary Elizabeth Wier, 4/11/1861

Letter, Elizabeth Wier from Lauderdale County, Mississippi, to her daughter Mary Elizabeth Wier. She mentions the recent birth of a Parker grandchild, the health and excitement of her daughter Sue Parker, and the activities of other family members. She mentions the news being only of war one day but better the next day, her hope that there will not be war, and her fear being afraid that Bud, Doc, Benson will go and that Stuart (Robert Stuart Wier) is raising a company (the Enterprise Guards).

Local identification number: 646-1

Subjects:Wier, Mary Elizabeth, 1822-1909 | Wier family | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Childbirth | Children | Parker family | Wier, Robert Stuart, 1829-1864 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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T. C. Wier family papers


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